National Science Olympiad or NSO is a reputed science Olympiad conducted by science olympiad foundation. The exam is conducted in 2 stages. The first level consists of reasoning and science questions. The second level is pure science. Only top 5 percent students go to the second level. The second level exam is very challenging and requires advanced level preparations.
Know your syllabus: As this is the final level you cannot leave any topic. Go through entire syllabus and identify resources to study the various topics of NSO.
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Start your preparation well in advance: As first level results are announced very late, qualifying students are left with very few days to prepare for the second level. If you have done really well in NSO level 1 and hoping to clear level 1, we suggest you should start with your level 2 preparations straight away.
Identify study material and resources: Get your study material ready beforehand. Don't waste your crucial time in searching for study material at the last moment.
Understand the pattern: NSO second level questions are based on advanced level concepts. You should understand the concept and pattern and should practice a lot of papers based on exact patterns of previous year level 2 NSO question papers.
Science preparation requires understanding the concepts well. Visualization can help you in understanding concepts easily. OG provides NSO material which is rich in visuals.
Olympiad Genius provides NSO level 2 question papers based on patterns of previous years.
Take real-time mock tests: Science requires lots of practice. Attempting questions based on previous year pattern can help you develop the problem understanding and solving skills required at the final stage of NSO.
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Olympiad Genius provides NSO level 2 sample papers which are based on previous years patterns.
Plan and Execute: Prepare a timetable. Follow it strictly. Practice all sorts of questions. Work on your weak areas.
Continuous effort: Achieving success in NSO is not a one or two days affair. It requires lots of hard work and patience. If you don't see success in the beginning, just don't give up. Keep pushing yourself. Soon you will start seeing the results.
Take proper sleep before exam: Calm, composed and relaxed mind is a necessity for understanding tricky science questions. Do not over exert yourself before exams. Take proper sleep in the night before the exam.